Monthly Archives: February 2015

Empowerment – For Reflection

Adrienne Rich (U.S. poet, 1929- ) wrote: If you are trying to transform a brutalized society into one where people can live in dignity and hope, you begin with the empowering of the most powerless. Who needs to be empowered? … Continue reading

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More than Words – For Reflection

Whitney Young (U.S. director of the National Urban League, Unitarian Universalist, 1921-1972), said The danger is that people may mistake what is basically a change in vocabulary for a change in behavior, practices, and attitudes. While practically all Americans have … Continue reading

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The Company of Others – For Reflection

Zora Neale Hurston (U.S. writer, 1903-1960) wrote: Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can they deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. Who denies themselves the … Continue reading

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Mistakes – For Reflection

I’ve learned so much from my mistakes… I’m thinking of making a few more. -Origin Unknown What have you learned from your mistakes? Are you willing to make a few more? I invite you to a day of reflection on … Continue reading

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Jealousy – For Reflection

Robert A. Heinlein (American Science Fiction Writer) wrote: Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own… Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for … Continue reading

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Your Precious Life – For Reflection

Anne Lamott (contemporary American writer) wrote: Your problem is how you are going to spend this one and precious life you have been issued. Whether you’re going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you … Continue reading

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Barriers – For Reflection

The 13th Century Sufi Poet Rumi said Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. What barriers do you have within you? What … Continue reading

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